|Rush Lake Road |
Van Buren County
|Cemetery notes and/or description:|
Surronded by a white picket fence the Rush Lake Indian Cemetery occupies 6 acres and holds 40 graves, a third of which date from the nineteenth century. The most prominent headstones mark the grave of Chief Simon Pokagon and his wife Lonidaw who are interred side by side. Standing fieldstone markers note the burial sites of military veterans from the Spanish-American War and World War I. The cemetery accepted burials from 1882 until 1934.